Re: [PATCH] tools lib api: respect CROSS_COMPILE for the linker
From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Tue Mar 22 2016 - 08:51:32 EST
On Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:10:10 +0100
Jiri Olsa <jolsa@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 05:40:30PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > Em Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 09:08:52AM +0100, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> > > On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 02:38:52PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > > > Em Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 12:16:23PM -0500, Josh Poimboeuf escreveu:
> > > > > So 'allow-override' would probably be a good option.
> > > > Humm, my preference is to make tools/ look like the kernel, and the
> > > > kernel doesn't use that allow-override thing, right? So perhaps add what
> > > > is missing to make it look exactly like the kernel and then ditch this
> > > > allow-override thing?
> > > Steven explained his reason for allow-override in the comment above it,
> > > please make sure the new solution follows that
> > Sure, and I'm no make guru, but what puzzles me is why isn't this
> > required in:
> > [acme@jouet linux]$ grep -w ^CC Makefile
> > CC = $(CROSS_COMPILE)gcc
> > [acme@jouet linux]$
> Steve has special requirements I guess ;-) CC-ed
I just copied what I had in trace-cmd. David Sharp is the one that
added that code.